Press Releases

  • Startup Nation Have a Winner for StartUp Open IL Competition

    September 23 2014 5:40 AM ET

    TEL AVIV, Israel, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

    BreezoMeter won the StartUp Open Israel competition

    StartUp Open was originally launched as part of the Kauffman Foundation in 2010 and is part of Global Entrepreneurship Week. It is one of the world's largest competitions for startup companies, boosting participation from over 30 countries.

    StartUp Open welcomes entrepreneurs from all over the world to share their business skills and gain global exposure to help startups develop their ideas.

  • Attorney Michael Spalding Shares Leasing Strategies At Burleson LLP's Sept. 24 On The Rocks Event

    September 23 2014 5:05 AM ET

    HOUSTON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Spalding, senior counsel at Burleson LLP's Houston location, will share key insights into approaches for handling critical leasing issues in major shale plays at On the Rocks on Sept. 24.  The firm-sponsored event will begin with a cocktail reception at 5 p.m. at Lakeside Country Club and will conclude with a networking session following the presentation. 

  • Patriot PAWS Service Dogs Selected As 2015 Hunting Art Prize Charity

    September 23 2014 5:05 AM ET

    HOUSTON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, Hunting PLC, an international oil services company, has selected Patriot PAWS Service Dogs as the Hunting Art Prize Charity.  The nonprofit will be presented with a gift on behalf of the 2015 Hunting Art Prize at a separate event following the annual gala in May, where the winner of the competition will be announced. 

    Patriot PAWS aims to inspire and restore the physical and emotional independence of disabled American veterans and others with mobile disabilities by providing service dogs at no cost. 

  • Eclectic Vintage Emporium Opens in Exeter

    September 23 2014 5:05 AM ET

    EXETER, England, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

    Exeter's burgeoning 'Vintage Quarter' has lately been enhanced with a new addition. 'Hancock's Vintage And Contemporary', run by Fiona and Paul Williams, has just opened in the eclectic McCoy's Arcade, off Fore Street. This tasteful vintage boutique deals principally in items from the period between 1900 and the 1970s, with new pieces bought regularly - frequently imported from America.

  • Delta Partners Corporate Finance Advises Telecom Operators in Deals Totalling More Than $1 Billion in Africa, Asia and the Middle East

    September 23 2014 5:02 AM ET

    DUBAI, UAE, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

  • Lawsuit Settlement News Reports Actos Drug Cases Trial and Settlement News Update

    September 23 2014 5:00 AM ET

    NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MT Services LLC, a Lawsuit Settlement News Reporting Company which operates lawsuitsettlementnews.com, announced today a primary focus on assisting plaintiffs of the aftereffects of the pharmaceutical drug Actos. According to court documents on August 28th, U.S. District Judge Rebecca Doherty, the judge who is overseeing thousands of Actos lawsuits, refused to overturn a $9 billion verdict in the first bellwether trial of the proceedings.

  • Trending Rosh Hashanah Ecards At 123Greetings.com, Depict The Shift In User Preferences From Traditional To Contemporary

    September 23 2014 5:00 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, is widely celebrated by Jews across the world. The holiday is strongly associated with Jewish traditions and symbolic foods that form part of the festivity.

  • Both Nationally and Locally, Americans -- Particularly Independents -- Have Little Love for Congress

    September 23 2014 5:00 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- We're only weeks away from the midterm election, and if there's one thing anyone following politics probably knows by now, it's that Americans continue to have low opinions of Congress. What's more, many Americans – particularly independents – seem to be pessimistic that the Senate and the House of Representatives can better address the country's problems the next time around. Last month 8% of Americans gave Congress positive ratings and this month 7% do so, while 93% of Americans give them negative marks on the overall job they are doing.

  • BillingTree Names Edgars "Edz" Sturans as new CEO and President

    September 23 2014 5:00 AM ET

    PHOENIX, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BillingTree® Payment Solutions announced today the appointment of Edgars "Edz" Sturans as its new CEO and President.

  • Toy Insider™ Experts Name Top Holiday Toys in Their Hot 20 & Top Tech 12 Lists

    September 23 2014 5:00 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Toy Insider™, the leading holiday gift guide for toys and gifts, announces its Hot 20 and Top Tech 12 holiday toy lists, giving gift-givers a sneak peek at the must-have traditional and high-tech toys this holiday season. From Doc McStuffins to Elmo, Lego Fusion to LeapTV, each list includes top picks for kids of all ages. Covering a variety of play patterns, including classic toys and high-tech options, the Toy Insider gives parents and gift-givers a head start on finding the best toys for the holidays.

  • Toys"R"Us® To Hire 45,000 Employees Nationwide For 2014 Holiday Shopping Season

    September 23 2014 5:00 AM ET

    WAYNE, N.J., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toys"R"Us® today announced plans to hire 45,000 seasonal employees at its stores and distribution centers nationwide, more than doubling the company's workforce as it prepares for the busy holiday shopping months ahead. Seasonal staff plays a vital role in delivering upon the company's mission to bring joy into the lives of its customers across the country as traffic in Toys"R"Us stores and online surges in the weeks leading up to Christmas.

  • Canadian Solar Completes Construction and Energises its First PV Solar Power Plant at Shibushichocho in Japan

    September 23 2014 5:00 AM ET

    GUELPH, Ontario, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced the completion of the 1.2 MW (DC) solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant at Shibushichocho, Kagoshima Prefecture in Japan. Powered by Canadian Solar CS6P-255P modules, the plant will generate approximately 1,533MWh of clean, emission-less solar electricity per year. The electricity generated from the project will be purchased by Kyushu Electric Power Co., Inc.

  • EFIC-Grünenthal Grant: Supporting up-and-Coming Researchers in the Field of Pain

    September 23 2014 4:54 AM ET

    AACHEN, Germany and BRUSSELS, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

    Young scientists from any European member country of the European Pain Federation EFIC® are invited to apply for the EFIC-Grünenthal Grant (E-G-G) 2014. This grant is one of the most prestigious and highly regarded pain research grants worldwide. 

  • TruStar Energy Awarded Contract to Build CNG Fueling Station for City of Tacoma

    September 23 2014 4:53 AM ET

    TACOMA, Wash., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TruStar Energy, a national leader in development of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling infrastructure, is proud to announce the contract award for the design and construction of a time-fill CNG fuel station for the City of Tacoma, Washington.

    The city has plans to eventually migrate up to 80 vehicles to domestic CNG as part of a larger strategy to reduce emissions and cut fuel costs.

  • Energy Security is a challenge in Brazil for the next years

    September 23 2014 4:39 AM ET

    SAO PAULO, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the next ten years, the energy planning of MME, considering the studies of the Ten-Year Plan for Energy Expansion (PDE, in Portuguese) 2021, indicates an average growth rate of 4.9% per year for electricity consumption and for the total demand of energy, in a scenario of GDP at 4.7% per year. In addition, a recent document from the Energetic Research Company (EPE, in Portuguese) states that consumption of electricity in Brazil will triplicate until 2050, going from 513 TWh to 1,624 TWh.

  • Alcatel-Lucent extends mobile backhaul capabilities, allowing operators to accelerate small cell deployment to offer customers widespread LTE access

    September 23 2014 4:00 AM ET

    PARIS, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) is extending its wireless mobile backhaul capabilities to allow operators to more quickly and easily deploy high-capacity ultra-broadband coverage via LTE heterogeneous networks (hetnets) - a mix of macro and small cell base stations. A new full outdoor microwave packet radio (MPR) networking unit helps to save power and cost as operators deliver LTE access to customers everywhere.

  • Magna expands in India

    September 23 2014 4:00 AM ET

    Two new facilities in Sanand, Gujarat, targeting start of volume
    production in 2015

  • Raynet Application Management - AppManagEvent in Utrecht

    September 23 2014 4:00 AM ET

    PADERBORN, Germany, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

    Emphasis on Packaging and SW-Management-Solutions for SMB 

    Raynet GmbH, Europe's leading provider of software packaging and application life cycle management products, exhibits at the AppManagEvent in Utrecht, The Netherlands, its comprehensive RaySuite solution. 

  • Avillion Appoints Jarrod Longcor as Chief Business Officer

    September 23 2014 4:00 AM ET

    LONDON, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

    Avillion LLP, a co-developer of late-stage pharmaceutical assets, announces the appointment of Jarrod Longcor as Chief Business Officer. In this role, Mr Longcor is responsible for structuring, negotiating and executing successful strategic alliances, co-development agreements, and financial investments, as well as providing management and strategic leadership to the organisation. He is a member of the Executive leadership team.

  • Professor Viktor, Author of Big Data: Fall in Love with Colors in Sichuan

    September 23 2014 3:41 AM ET

    BEICHUAN, China, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A few days ago, Viktor Mayer-Schonberger, Prof. of University of Oxford, and the author of "Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think," was invited to the 3rd Summit of Global Online Travel Agencies held at Beichuan county, Sichuan, China. He spoke highly of up-to-date IT applied in various tourism products and achievements made in smart travel in Sichuan, while visiting an interactive experience zone featured in the conference site.